Diane's Blog

What’s The Difference Between a Registrar and a Celebrant ?

What’s the difference between a wedding celebrant and a registrar? The answer is in the name. One will register your wedding, the other will celebrate it with you. What does a wedding celebrant do? When we think about what makes a beautifully memorable wedding day it’s not just about the dresses and flowers, it’s about…

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My Go To Funeral Poems

There are so many funeral poems on the Internet it can leave families baffled as to which poem to use ! So heres a list of some of my favourites,. Each can be altered slightly to fit the person and circumstances. Poems for specific interests, people etc can be found online, or for some advice…

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My Top 10 readings for Naming Ceremonies

My 10 Favourite Naming Ceremony Readings/Poems So you are organising a Naming Ceremony ? Congratulations on the new addition to your family. A naming ceremony is a great way to welcome your child into the family, make promises to them and wish them well for their futures. I’m sure you’ve been googling readings and poems…

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What to do with your loved ones ashes !!

When the day of the funeral and the flurry of activity that comes with it has passed, you may be left wondering what happens next – particularly if you’d like to do something memorable with your loved one’s ashes. Or maybe it’s a discussion you’re having now for a later time. As a celebrant for…

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Real Disney Wedding

Real “Disney” Wedding Couple: Becky and Charlie Date: Saturday 26th September 2020 Celebrant: Diane Bell, Family Tree Ceremonies Venue: Rye Hill Barn, Warminster When I received an enquiry about a Disney themed wedding, I was a bit excited to say the least !! I just love dressing up so when, after a chat on the…

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Wedding Myths and Traditions

We’ve all seen it or done it ourselves haven’t we…… The blushing bride is ready to set off for her big day and great Auntie Betty pipes up, have you got something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. Major meltdown and panic hits the bridal party !!! The whole marriage will be doomed if…

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